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Microsoft says Android infringes its patents - HTC pays up.

Apr 28, 2010, 18:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vladislav Savov)

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"The lawyers up in Redmond seem to have been woken from their slumber with the sudden realization that -- oh look! -- Google's Android OS infringes on Microsoft's boatload of software patents. How specifically it does so is not identified, but Microsoft believes that elements from both the user interface and the underlying operating system are in violation of its rights. This is very much in keeping with the Windows maker's crusade to assert patent claims over Linux"

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